Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course

Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

Course Information

Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)

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Course Length: 3 days

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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.

Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?

Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.

If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.

Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training

The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.

  • To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
  • To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
  • To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
  • To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
  • To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements

Noise at Work Training Course Overview

The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.

Module 1 Distance Learning Pack

Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.

You can download Module 1 for free here.

Module 2 Three Day Seminar

The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.

Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report

This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.

What will you achieve?

Your 3 Year Competent Person Certification from Castle Training Academy is backed by over 25 years of training heritage, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for tasks in the workplace. Not only this, but as a Castle Training Academy delegate, if there’s anything in particular you need a helping hand on during your 3 Year Certification, you’re always welcome to give us a call.

You’re also entitled to claim CPD points for your professional memberships.

"Good course very well presented with good information, would recommend to other interested parties."
Mick Bromley, Payne Trading division - 22nd Mar 2011

"A very professionally run course. The course instructor, Stephen Marshall, was very good at delivering the information for all our abilities, no matter how differing they were. The course content was very good with additional hand outs to boost the amount of information. I would definitely recommend this course through Castle. Thank you ."
Linda Kent, Linda Kent - 14th Jan 2014

"The course was very informative and easy to follow, the tutor was clear and precise, I was made to feel very comfortable."
Marianne Lawrence, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 15th Jan 2013

"Well tailored and very informative."
Wayne Stock, Bernard Mathews Foods Limited - 30th Apr 2013

"Having had no previous knowledge at all about noise think the course is pitched very well. At no time did I feel lost and the instructor Stephen was excellent in knowledge and attitude towards the group."
Tony Harrison, Humberside Fire & Rescue Service - 16th Jul 2013

"Very good course, great location and very well run course. All running the course went out of their way to make you welcome."
John Rider, Andros UK - 16th Jul 2013

"Very good course, covering all the fundamentals of Noise at Work. Well delivered including some good practical sessions."
Philip Last, PD Ports - 15th Jul 2014

"The tutor was very professional and knowledgeable on the subject matter. Good surrounding and food at the Crown Spa hotel. Would recommend Castle courses in the future. Well done."
Kevin Toon, Joy Mining - 13th Sep 2011

"A superb course. Stephen ran the course in a calm and informative manner. What I thought would be a simple subject was in fact quite detailed. Plenty of ‘' food for thought'' on my return to work."
Andy Pointer, Milne Safety - 14th Jan 2014

"Being a qualified H&S professional I thought I knew about Noise at Work!! Think again, these people are the pro's the training course reminded me of things I'd forgotten, but more importantly told me stuff I didn't know."
Tim Sager, Communisis SPS - 22nd Mar 2011

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